Tag Archives: James River

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The Stillness

Here is another image from earlier this year that I finally got around to working with. This was taken back in May as the river level was returning back to normal after minor flooding. When […]

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The River City

My home town is known as The River City for a reason. I created this image back in June and only recently decided to work on it to bring out all it had to offer. […]

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The Tempest

Another image from the rapids of the James River. This scene struck me for the solitary boulder fighting what will ultimately be a losing battle against the current.

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Colors in the Tempest

One of the nicest things about living in Richmond, Virginia is the proximity to the James River and the rapids that exist right in the downtown area. When the water is low enough, a number […]

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Early Morning Grandeur

Mornings at the James River offer a near-infinite range of photographic opportunities. As the level of the river rises and falls based on how much or how little rainfall we receive different scenes present themselves. […]

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Reserved

The reflection of the Federal Reserve building in downtown Richmond creates an abstract scene when coupled with a long exposure to blur the motion of the water. The highlight in the water is caused by […]

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Sunset Observance

Lately, I’ve been enjoying evenings and mornings on the James River, photographing the many Herons that are visiting. We have a rookery on an island in the river right at the downtown area that grows […]

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Another image from the James River at flood stage. This image was taken near the canal inlet on the south side of the James River, across from Brown’s Island. There is a small dam in […]

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Rushing Waters at Sunrise

I have to give my wife credit for the inspiration behind this image. When she saw yesterday’s image of the Great Blue Heron, she told me I should go back to the river and just shoot the water in the rapids. (Not as a critique – she loved the Heron image!)

So, this morning, I was back at the river […]

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Great Blue Heron

The James river is currently experiencing some not-insignificant flooding due to several days of heavy rain, causing the water to be a bit more “rapid in the rapids” than normal, to coin a phrase. Great […]

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